ASAMST 20A Week 8 Lecture 1-2 - ASAMST 20A: Week 8 Lecture...

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ASAMST 20A: Week 8 Lecture ½ 11/03/2008 16:11:00 Asian Americans in the Cold War  Post 1965 Asian America and Pre 1965 Asian America 1965 refers to the passage of a major piece of legislation  o Immigration Act 1965 Liberalizes U.S. immigration policies esp. towards Asia Ended national origins systems of immigration which had been  in act since 1924 (one discriminatory law against Asians to the  United States) o Immigration legislation is not just about policies, it is also about the  global present of the Unites States in other countries (Asian countries)  throughout the world and how that U.S. global presence creates  inequalities and new desires in those Asian countries which lead to  geographical mobility to the U.S.  (Push and Pull factors) Push and pull model is effective but not completely  because it doesn’t take into consideration everything (i.e. 
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2008 for the course ASIAN STUD 20A taught by Professor Choy during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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ASAMST 20A Week 8 Lecture 1-2 - ASAMST 20A: Week 8 Lecture...

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